"The MSC was created through the impetus of three needs. Wayne Burt of
the newly formed Oceanography Department needed dock and ship support
facilities for his NSF-funded research vessel on the coast. Roland Dimick of the
Fisheries and Wildlife Department needed to expand his small bay research lab
Using data from two types of surveys and the IMPLAN (IMpact analysis for PLANning) inputoutput model, we estimated the annual economic contributions of Oregon Sea Grant’s Visitor Center at Oregon State University’s (OSU) Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport. The Visitor Center attracts approximately 150,000 visitors a year, almost...
The purpose of the Hatfield Marine Science Center Master Plan is to provide a plan to guide future development to support the marine science research, education and outreach initiatives through fiscal year 2022.